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FOX
Sep 25, 2012 11:00pm EDT
... trraaing stink bugs. science education for elementary school students got a big boost today froo the national science foundation. senator benncardin ann mayor stephanie rawlings- bbakeewere on hand at arlington elementary school in northwest baltimorr to nnnunce a 7 pointt4 million doolar grant that will fund a partnership between johns hopkins system.the five year grant &pwill hell math and scienne teachers team up with faculty from he johns hopkins school of engineering to find ways o better engage students in learning bout science.. &p3311"how proud you muss be, t know when you drive by the school...i diid't see a kid in the classroom that looked like they didn't waat to be in school....they were exccted about schooll...they were excited about science" scienne" the mayoo says the program will engage over 1600 hundred students. tto fat... to.... join thh military. military. that's... exxctly... what a group of retired militarr leaders... ps... now calling... a... to... a... new report... from the group.../, one... n... four ...young peeple... is... too overweight off.. the prob
SFGTV
Sep 26, 2012 11:30am PDT
california academy of sciences opened in 2008, it quickly became one of the top tourist magnets in the city. part of the cal academies' astronomical success is the weekly nightlife party. >> i am joined by helen, who is here to school me on all the nocturnal activities that are getting ready to take place here. tell us a little about what we can expect to see at nightlife. >> we open up the doors every thursday night at the california academy of sciences. there are certain things you can see every week you can go to the museum, visit the planetarium, and we bring in bars and a deejay or band. it is a different feel from during the day, something different every week. tonight , we have beer and music. -- tonight we have great beer and music. it is beer week. we have a dozen local brewers in african hall. we have a deejays to set up throughout the museum and a live performance at 9:00 p.m. tonight. >> what has been your favorite part as a participant or as an observer? >> my favorite part is to walk around the aquarium in to see people with a drink in their hands, getting to know maybe s
NBC
Sep 26, 2012 5:00am EDT
educators to teach critical shortage areas. they include a map, computer science, chemistry, physics, special education, and world languages. there is a need for school based programs. >> i think it is important for students. teaching is a wonderful career to embark upon. >> there's a shortage of male and minority teachers. you could read the entire report at our website, wbaltv.com. >> 62 degrees at the airport. where a child lives could show the likelihood they developed asthma. >> and national security risk. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. if price was not an issue, would you want to own a car that could drive itself? [laughter] you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> we're keeping tabs on the area roads. what accident still clearing in what accident still clearing in cecil county which means our already low fares...are even lower. that's like making the grand canyon...grander. or the great lakes...greater. or the rocky mountains... rockier. you know w
CBS
Sep 25, 2012 11:00pm PDT
. >>> today we are looking at science fiction becoming tomorrow's reality. the airwaves driverless cars get the green light in california was one of the smartest people in the bay area says the roads will be safer. >>> 40 million fans can't be wrong. the guilty pleasure that have bay area women's waiting in line for hours tonight. ,, why shop t.j.maxx and marshalls? one. you get all the awesome brand names. two. you get them for less than department stores, and that's awesome. three. she'll think you look stylish and awesome. four. you'll actually be awesome, which is awesome. getting taken a look at the chaos up falling apart malfunction on september 16th. this surveillance video from the civic center when a train experienced what part is calling 8,000 v electrical arc caused by some degree on the track that is what are now says caused the bright flash and all that smoke as you can see it sent people scrambling. cars that donated driver. it's officially endorsed by california law. more on the technology some google employees are already using to go for work. today we're looking at
NBC
Sep 25, 2012 5:30pm PDT
proposed moving forward, building off the race to the top, let's hire 100,000 new math and science teachers who are actually trained in math and science. let's continue to focus on early childhood education, makes a big difference for kids who are particularly low income. part of the race to the top let's figure out what are the dropout factors out there. a couple thousand schools where we know they are really underperforming and let's transform those schools. >> in the state of the union you said i'm putting you on notices, colleges, if you don't reduce this tuition, you don't see your funding dropped. is there any evidence that they have done anything to changed? that they have listened to that threat? >> there are some schools that we have. the biggest problem that we have with tuition, especially at public universities, is state legislatures have been shifting priorities, and what we've said to state legislatures is you've got to do your part and prioritize this because how well your state does is going to depend on how good -- how well your work force is educated, but what we'
KRON
Sep 25, 2012 8:00pm PDT
phone out that allows people to take free rides. >> today we're looking at science fiction becoming tomorrow's reality. >> governor brown visited google headquarters in mountain view to sign a bill into law that brings a driverless cars are one step closer to the roads. [ male announcer ] citibank's app for ipad makes it easy for anne to manage her finances when she's on the go. even when she's not going anywhere. citibank for ipad. easier banking. standard at citibank. [ male announcer ] jay likes it when his mobile phone helps him deposit his checks. jay also like it when mother nature helps him wash his car. mother nature's cool like that. mobile check deposit. easier banking. standard at citibank. the >>pam: here is a look at our top stories. fbi investigators say to an area where human remains were found. it is the connection with the speed freak tellers case. investigators found thousands of human bone fragments earlier this year. at this point, digging for more human bones has not started. >>pam: it shooting happened around 3:00 in oakland. police are still trying to find out
SFGTV
Sep 26, 2012 5:00am PDT
scientific certainty, we hope the science is correct and the damage isn't what we think because obviously nobody wants to poison people, that's not the intent here, but based on was the acceptable science around what we know about this particular particulates, the environmental review did address them. we may not agree on what was lt+ hink ;bqp+mkwqk; understand that the technology on turf is getting better so there's new kinds of substances that are detrimental, we'll see more in time, but there's no way to mitigate environmental risks, there's always pollutants and arsenic in so much of our ecosystem and it's hard to know how much is a real problem, so i just wanted to address the appellant's concerns. >> thank you. >> is there a motion from the commissioners? >> commissioner borden? >> i move to uphold the pmd and deny the appeal fm >> second. >> commissioners, the motion on the floor is for upholding the prelim nation negative declaration thereby deny thing appeal on that motion, commissioner antonini? >> aye. >> commissioner borden? >> aye. >> commissioner moore? >> aye. >> thank you
PBS
Sep 26, 2012 12:00am PDT
least three years of science and at least three years of social science, comparedded to those who students who did not complete a core curriculum, those students completing a core curriculum scored 144 points higher on the s.a.t. >> suarez: what do we know about the predictive value of the test itself? you have a threshold for college readiness. if you go into an institution of higher learning without reaching that threshold, are you automatically going to fail, not complete? what do we know? >> absolutely not. that threshold is a guide. it allows us to look at groups of students. what we know is that the group of students who meet the threshold have a 65% likelihood of achieving a b-minus g.p.a. or higher during their freshman year. obviously there are other factors that admission officers take into consideration. but it does help guide us in thinking about where we are and the need to have more students better prepared for college. currently of 100 ninth graders, 44 will go on to college. yet only 21 will graduate within a six-year period. this is highly problematic. >> suarez:
ABC
Sep 25, 2012 11:35pm EDT
years. he said it's part art, part science. >> what kind of improve manies have you made to your home in the recent past? >> a lot. >> reporter: he spent about an hour looking them over and sizing them up. but could those simple changes really increase their appraisal? >> cost is not value. because you paid "x" number of dollars and put $200,000 of upgrades into your home does not mean the market will reimburse you for those expenses. >> reporter: a day later they were ready to find out if the market would reimburse them for their upgrade. remember the last appraisal was $190,000. the new appraisal? >> that's good. >> reporter: $214,000. a $24,000 increase. for "nightline" i'm share win alfonsi in hackettestown, new jersey. >>> that worked. thanks for sharyn. next up. single, mormon and looking for lasting love while the cameras roll. meet the contestants of the mormon bachelor. that's next. two years ago, the people of bp made a commitment to the gulf. and every day since, we've worked hard to keep it. bp has paid over twenty-three billion dollars to help people and businesses who were
CBS
Sep 25, 2012 6:00pm PDT
row right now. >> why bother driving when the car can do it for you? no longer science fiction, and now the official california policy. ann noterangelo has more on how global team up with the governments to look into the future. >> the day is coming when you are a passenger in at the car and the driver says " look, no hands " and you are not scared. >> today we are looking at science-fiction becoming tomorrow's reality. the self driving car. >> governor jerry brown arrived at the googled mountains you headquartered in a self driving a car to accelerate his partnership with google. google has gone 3,000 mi. of the technology in the new law allows them on public roads as long as there is a licensed and insured driver behind the wheel and it directs the dmv to adopt regulations for the vehicles. the governor signed legislation around an audience of school employees. the global co-founder was asked when the public might get their hands on this vehicle. >> i do not want to overpromise, we have ambitious targets for the team, they're looking at me answering this question. >> he did say fi
KRON
Sep 25, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. kron4 is on the scene, and we will have a live update at 5:30 p.m.. >> today we're looking at science fiction becoming tomorrow's reality. >> governor brown visited the google headquarters to sign a bill that allows a global driverless cars one step closer to our roads. >>pam: a few other new laws signed today. a new plan for state parks in the wake of plant closures and the scandal. those stories and more coming up at 5:30 p.m.. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow. you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah, blah, blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no, we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver. only from at&t u-verse. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. rethink possible. >>dan: we are following breaking this tonight, reggie kumar is live on the scene in oakland where a p
MSNBC
Sep 26, 2012 2:00am EDT
the -- >> are they luddit, anti-science? >> i think if they're convinced, as many of them are, that science is being used as a conspiracy to take away their freedom and take away their dependence -- >> i saw that movie, it's called "planet of the apes" and it wasn't a comedy. >>i're a ln to -- we watch fox, we listen because have you to cover the wholspectrum as a reporter, that's the -- that's the message that you get. that the scientists and the bureaucrats are combining to rob us of our freedom. >> so it's basically a fear, ar vein take a look at this number though. the infamous birther question. was the president born in the united states? unounstie to be born here to be president. ohio republican primary voters, people who voted already this year, 37% don't think barack obama was born here. just 2 in 5 say the president was american born and, therefore, a legitimate president. when you ask the president's religion, this gets scary. a majority of all voters don't take him at his word. just 49%. rin,ch is what he saysy he's he is. and 30% of republicans and 34% of conservative re
FOX
Sep 26, 2012 6:00am PDT
communities stronger. ♪ now i'm a geologist at chevron, and i get to help science teachers. it has four servo motors and a wireless microcontroller. over the last three years we've put nearly 100 million dollars into american education. that's thousands of kids learning to love science. ♪ isn't that cool? and that's pretty cool. ♪ blah, blah, blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no, we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver. only from at&t u-verse. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. rethink possible. >>> welcome back. time now 6:25. uc berkeley the latest college campus to get a fake bomb threat. suspicious call came in a bomb was on campus. they searched all day and nothing came up. now in the past couple of weeks other schools like ones in ohio, texas, tennessee they all received threats that turned out to be false alarms. >>> idaho fisherman
ABC
Sep 26, 2012 4:00am EDT
, we said self-driving cars, california governor jerry brown called those science fiction becoming tomorrow's reality. >> they're closer to becoming reality than you think. abc's jim avila has taken one for a test drive. >> reporter: you've seen this, cars that slam on the brakes before you hit a pole. but here's something you have never seen. the car of the future. making the driver totally unnecessary. no hands. google's working on one. and the federal government is sponsoring a field test in ann arbor, michigan. with cars that automatically swerve past accidents and alert you to oncoming hazards. now, this at general motors test track. i sat in the driver's seat when this car stayed in its lane. it stopped on its own when a car driving 30 miles an hour slower, pulled in front of us. >> we can see the day when cars avoid collisions. >> reporter: it's on a dream, since george jetson sat in his flying car. >> the vehicle can take complete control and take you to your destination in comfort and safety and security. >> reporter: this prototype used radar, cameras and gps to drive its
SFGTV
Sep 26, 2012 7:30am PDT
and the california academy of sciences, the garden was designed by the california spring blossom and wildfilower association. here is a truly enchanting and tranquil garden along a path behind a charming gate. this garden is the spot to woo your date. stroll around and appreciate its unique setting. the gorgeous brick walkway and a brick wall, the stone benches, the rustic sundial. chaired the part -- share the bard's word hundred famous verses from a shakespearean plays. this is a gem to share with someone special. pack a picnic, find a bench, and enjoy the sunshine, and let the whimsical words of william shakespeare and floats you and your loved one away. this is one of the most popular wedding locations and is available for reservations. take a bus and have no parking worries. shakespeares' garden is ada accessible. located at the bottom of this hill, it is a secret garden with an infinite in captivating appeal. carefully tucked away, it makes the top of our list for most intimate pyknic setting. avoid all taurus cars and hassles by taking a cable car. or the 30, 45, or 91 bus. th
NBC
Sep 25, 2012 5:00pm PDT
what isn't and bringing be it into reality. so today we're looking at science fiction becoming tomorrow's reality. the self-driving car. >> reporter: like many technologies developed here in silicon valley, this one sll needs time to grow and answer questions like who gets the ticket if a self-driving car runs a red light. >> self-driving cars do not run red lights. >> reporter: and there you have it. something else to consider about the hype about the google glasses. sergey brin was wearing them there. maybe when you're being driven to work you can check your stock, facebook updates in front of you on your windshield. the possibilities are endless. >> can you sit in the car behind the steering wheel and it drives for you? >> you sit in the car behind the steering wheel. in fact the law at first says somebody does have to be there. but you don't have to steer. all the gps and technology involved puts the car on a path for you. >> fascinating. thank you, scott budman. >>> san jose police released surveillance videos of man robbing a bank. the man is seen wearing a baseball bat a
CBS
Sep 25, 2012 5:00pm PDT
behind the wheel. >> today we are looking at science fiction becoming reality. >> the fine the notion, and governor jerry brown arrived at google in a self driving a car to accelerate california's leadership in autonomous vehicles. google has already logged 300,000 mi. with this technology. a new law allows them on public roads for testing as long as a licensed and insured drivers behind the wheel. the governor signed legislation in front of an audience of google employees. a google co-founder was asked when the public might get their hands on it >> we have some pretty ambitious targets for the team, they are stressed out looking at me answer this question >> he did say five years or less into believes it will save lives. 99 percent of all traffics in fatal accidents are caused by human error >> i suspect it will be far safer than human driven cars >> it also opens up the possibility of the blind people driving. cutting down on congestion, these cars automatically align themselves with precision and allow people to do something else while driving. who gets the ticket in a self driving
FOX
Sep 26, 2012 9:00am PDT
the cat, hit him in the back of the head and that causes the face to stick. >> science. everybody knows that. >> so frownie, it's cute. >> well, the fall collegiate semester is under way. lots of people, guys and gals go greek at their respective schools like these ladies at ole miss. watch this. one girl completely bites it. it appears as though she gets up and keeps going. you've got to give this girl some credit. this is apparently a day at ole miss where 1500 girls trying to get into sororities get an envelope with their name on it, tells them what sorority they are in, then they have to run to the specific sorority house. the guys filming this, said, okay, someone is going to bite it. you can hear them in the beginning. almost on cue, everybody breaks out laughing prosecute if you're one of the girls, no way you're helping. you don't know what sorority she gets into. you're not my sister. >> sisterly love should start right there. >> i agree. you should help up your fellow ladies. >> that's it for our show. have a great day, everybody. have a great rest of your day. dacheand
ABC
Sep 26, 2012 4:30am EDT
to baltimore bill. >> who needs lynette when you have a crab. what kind of science is that what if he sinks to the bottom. >> you want to boil him. >> he is -- what are your predictions. >> he is going to the right. >> going to the right. >> yeah. >> a cold winter? let's worry about today. >> exactly. today is not cold. it's nice and mild but we are dealing with the rain out there. so, as you head out and about, put the heavy coats away. remember what we needed yesterday and the day before and break out the rain gear because the rain is here. and you can see it, it is going to clear out. we will head towards the eastern shore. that moves out and we get a little break so don't think it's going to be an all day event. but we have another round behind that. so, more showers and storms will be coming in here as we go into the afternoon. look on the bright side we need the rain. we are 6 inches below for the entire year. temperature wise is what we are working with this morning. mild at 64 in baltimore. we should be at 5 # for this time of the year. and 63 in annapolis and tillman close
SFGTV2
Sep 25, 2012 6:30pm PDT
next is science given at grades five, eight and ten. you see the same double digit trend with the district moving from 51.2 to 51.6. and as i said when we look we have three lenses in which we look at these scores. the first is over time. the second is movement. looking at the same group of students that took the test two ears in a row and how did they move in their proficiency level? so we had matched scores for 30,000 students. and when they began the year last year they came in at 60.4 percent proficiency and by the end of the year 62.7 or 63% of them were profishtd. looking at all the proficiency levels and how students moved we found the movement to be around 16.6 percent or 70% to round it which means seven out of every ten students either remained profirkt or advanced or moved up one level. okay. i'm going to repeat that. seven out of every ten students either remained proficient and advanced or moved up a level. in math we found the movement to
ABC
Sep 25, 2012 11:00pm EDT
for them. >> we have to get the word out that it's easy, not science fiction. >> reporter: speciality hospital in washington which helped her get off ventilator donated $8,000 to her and her family and she was presented with an ward from the johns hopkins hospital for inspiring others. she tries not to look back on the night that changed her life. >> i mean i ask myself why, who, why would they do this who did it, i have moments like that but --. >> reporter: she looks forward to years and decades of rehabilitation and years and decades with her children and grandchildren. >> i'm -- my legs or anything but i'm glad i'm still alive and still here. >> reporter: she has been able to recover some movement in her shoulder hands but fine mo skills may never return. there are no suspects in the shooting. >> let's take you down to camden yards. nice brisk flag flying there. feeling like fall but not to chilly yet. let's check in with jamie in just a little bit. crowd still hanging out, picking up the orange orioles stuff. nice night but what's on tap sniffle gentle breeze. >> not to much. >>
CBS
Sep 26, 2012 4:00am PDT
science-fiction becoming tomorrow's reality. the self-driving car. >> reporter: despite the notion he's an old retread, governor jerry brown arrived at google's headquarters in a self-driving car to accelerate california's leadership in self-driverless cars. google has lost 300,000 miles in this new technology. a new law allows driverless cars on the public roads as long as there's a licensed driver behind the wheel. it directs the dmv to adopt regulations. the governor signed the legislation in front of an audience of google employees. google co-founder was asked when the public might get their hands on this vehicle. >> i don't want to over promise right now. we have some pretty ambitious targets. you can see them stressing and looking at me. >> reporter: but he did say five years or less and he believes it will save lives. 99% of all traffic and fatal accidents are caused by human error. >> i expect driverless cars will be far safer. >> reporter: with cameras and scanner laser it opens the possibility of the blind driving. cutting down on congestion as self driving cars line themselve
NBC
Sep 26, 2012 12:00pm EDT
world's largest i bank and a cutting edge research center, it is the global leader in ocular science. this man is the visionary and ceo, leading his team with a critical mantra. >> we don't want them to spend time and energy waiting six months down the road to find out that the project is not a success. what is taking three or four months other places, we can determine in less than a week. >> breakthroughs come faster as well, and here is why. they just expanded sleeping quarters on site. researchers from all over the united states and abroad can stay here and immediately study donated i to shoot before it breaks down. some 50,000 men, women, and children around the world have their sight back because of the institute and the game changer who started his career as a collector, working with families of donors. knowing that the gift will change another person's life is what drives his passion. >> they don't know who we are but hoping at the end of the day that we will make a difference in their lives. >> thanks to the institute, as the man that can see. at the age of 9, she had her fir
NBC
Sep 26, 2012 4:00am EDT
francisco affiliate, hands-free driving could save lives. >> today we're looking at science-fiction becoming tomorrow's reality. the self-driving car. >> reporter: governor jerry brown arrived at google's headquarters in a self-driving car to accelerate california's self-driverless cars. it directs the dmv to adopt regulations. the governor signed the legislation in front of an audience of google employees. google co-founder was asked when the public might get their hands on this vehicle. >> i don't want to over promise right now. we have some pretty ambitious targets. >> reporter: but he did say five years or less and he believes it will save lives. 99% of all traffic and accidents are caused by human error. >> i expect driverless cars will be far safer. >> reporter: with cameras and scanner laser it opens the possibility of blind driving. cutting down on congestion as self driving cars line themselves up in precision and let drivers to do something else while driving. who gets the ticket in a self driving car if it parks itself and no one is inside and it runs a red light. >> we'l
CW
Sep 25, 2012 10:00pm PDT
look into the future. >>> of today we are looking at science fiction becoming tomorrow's reality. in a self driving car to accelerate california's leadership in the vehicles. google has already launched 300,000 mi. of the technology. and new law allows the of and it allows them to sign legislation in front of an audience of googled employees. the co-founder was asked when the public might get their hands on this vehicle? he said we have some pretty ambitious targets you can see them being stressed and answer this question. >>> but he did say five years are less and he believes it will save lives. 90% of fatal accidents are caused by human error. >>> i expect that self driving cars are going to be safer. with its cameras in scanning laser it also opens up the possibility of blind driving cutting down on congestion as self driving cars automatically align themselves and allowing people to do something else while technically driving. which brings up the question who is the ticket itself driving a car is off parking itself and no one is inside but it runs a red lights. will work that
FOX
Sep 26, 2012 4:00am PDT
sophisticated mathematics and the science behind meteorology. we used data from many sources - data coming from the national weather service, data coming from farms - to predict not just the weather, but how that weather impacts farms. > > lloyd, tell me, what exactly does this do? what does this information do for, say, the farmer? > > well, instead of getting a generic and fairly vague weather forecast, we can provide a detailed forecast of when and where it might rain tomorrow on the farm, and more importantly, how that would affect the operations. so when i talk to farmers, one of the things that they tell me is a big challenge, especially in the drought-stricken season, is irrigation. they want to be much more efficient at using water, and they want to schedule that ahead of time. that's dependent on where and when it will rain tomorrow - the temperature, the humidity. the idea is that we not only predict the weather, but we can predict the schedule of the irrigation, where and when the water would need to be applied. > > is this being rolled out now, being put into use? > > well, we'
KRON
Sep 26, 2012 7:00am PDT
rc robotic claw. my high school science teacher made me what i am today. our science teacher helped us build it. ♪ now i'm a geologist at chevron, and i get to help science teachers. it has four servo motors and a wireless microcontroller. over the last three years we've put nearly 100 million dollars into american education. that's thousands of kids learning to love science. ♪ isn't that cool? and that's pretty cool. ♪ isn't that cool? and that's pretty cool. sleep train's inveis ending soon. sale save 10%, 20%, even 35% on a huge selection of simmons and sealy clearance mattresses. get 2 years interest-free financing on tempur-pedic. even get free delivery! sleep train stacks the savings high to keep the prices low. but hurry, the inventory clearance sale is ending soon. superior service, best selection, lowest price, guaranteed. ♪ sleep train ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ 7:16 a.m. and take a look at the weather elsewhere. there's a twist so yesterday. it rips through a small town that was outside of st. louis. it brought strong winds that were strong enou
LINKTV
Sep 26, 2012 8:00am PDT
sitting on? why do you go like this? why don't my hand go right on through? like in the science fiction stories. why? why does it stop? how can i make contact with the table, if this is mostly empty space and the table is mostly empty space? how many say that there is no explanation for that? there is an explanation, gang. you know what it is? oh, nobody be knowing. one be knowing. so you guys didn't have a chance to read the book this weekend. check the neighbor-- see if the neighbor knows. why is it you don't fall through your chair? anyone have any ideas? anyone? trish. do the charges repel each other? yes, electrical charges, right on, wonderful. wonderful. remember, we talked about the atom here, these electrons repelling other electrons? any electrons on your seat? yes, any electrons on your seat? and when these electrons squished closer and closer, what do they do? begin with "r" end with "l". they repel and this is an electrical repulsion, my friend, between you and the chairs upon which you sit. let's put it this way. let's suppose this table-- pretend this table is a m
KRON
Sep 26, 2012 4:00am PDT
around $269 in addition grenoble is adding a video service. >> today we're looking at science-fiction becoming tomorrow's reality itself driving a car. >> that bill to sign the goebbels driverless car as a law--kron 4 news points out the public and benefit from travel as cars and how they may see them in reality. >> governor brown surprised the media by pulling up to gogol's headquarters in one of gogol's of thomas carr is the drive itself. apparently he was impressed >> its the only way to go guys >> uses the latest gps technology to drive and have a great gatnavigate. the bill te governor signed into law today allows google to test their driverless cars on public roads. before now they were testing and parking lots private rows or in nevada, the only of the state in the country to allow an autonomous vehicles on the road. >> this step self driving a car is another step for in california pioneers in the future and not just leaving the country but the whole world. >> the most accidents are caused by human error. it does not have to be this way. these vehicles have the potential to avo
MSNBC
Sep 26, 2012 3:00pm EDT
john size, associate professor of political science at george wasngton john, let's have at it. the debates you say really don't matter that much. why not? >> i think there's two reasons. one is just that they're too late. they're not that many undecided vors left and secondly the candidates are usually so well prepared that they pretty much fight to a draw and partisans think their guy won and i don't think undecided voters move much in either direction. >> let's go to an example i e c politics polling average, day-to-day for september 2004 and we see bush was ahead in the week leading up to the debate by a six-point average over kerry. kerry had the really well received first debate perfornce against bush and then end of sepmberhtens toes t two ps basically a four-point shift to kerry after the first debate. isn't that proof that at least sometimes they can work? >> you can pick a handful of examples but it rare that the debates are actually a game changer in the sense theyake the derdog and make tmhe ont-nner or vice versus and the impact felt to election day. >> john, there's th
ABC
Sep 25, 2012 5:30pm PDT
about to find out. meet tom, an appraiser for 26 years. he said it's part art, part science. >> what kind of improvements have you made to your home in the recent past? >> a lot. >> reporter: remember that out of control office? now, all business. the cluttered kitchen, cleaned up. and the old facet, updated. and the living room, now spare. the old set, replaced with state of the art. but could those little changes really pay off? remember, the last appraisal came in at $190,000. the new appraisal? >> oh, good. >> that's a lot better. >> reporter: $214,000. a $24,000 increase. >>> and they were such good sports, they did everything on that seven-page to-do list. and it paid off. remember, we spent $1600. for every dollar they spent they got $15 back on that appraisal. so it's a good lesson. the first appraisal, not the final word. the important thing here, don't panic. >> and what about prospective buyers? >> the house is still for sale, but they have people coming over and importantly coming back for a second look. >> good luck to them and thank you so much sharyn. >>> and coming up
ABC
Sep 25, 2012 6:00pm PDT
impressed. >> today, we're looking at science fiction becoming tomorrow's reality he was there to sign a bill authored by state senator alex padilla. >> we can safe lives and create jobs and that is a great bill, whether you're an engineer or politician. >> 40,000 americans are killed nearly in auto accidents. engineers are convinced self driving cars will reduce numbers. and freeways will be less congested and computers will allow cars to save safely bumper to bumper. >> what i can see is phone shall to trance form our urban centers and you can have a car drop you off here at work and get out, walk three green space. this takes someone else somewhere else. >> and google is wondering about the experimental goggles. they're sharing the vision engineers have embraced. self driving cars could expand the market empowering vision impaired and disabled to share the road. and the bill governor brown signed will give the dmv three years to come up with regulations to allow those cars to hit the streets. >> that is going to change everything. thank you. >> comcast told a thousand workers three of
FOX Business
Sep 26, 2012 7:00pm EDT
, science, engineering, any of these, we are not. we are not in the top ten in most. there's a whole perception. to me, it's similar to the united states in the late 1980s a that we're on the decline. we're a civilization whose days is past. i don't think that's the true case, but as you pointed out, perceptions matter a lot, and that's the perception. lou: is there a perception, as well, that governor romney can change it? >> well, i hope so. lou: that could be his political fortune and the fate of the nature. >> i wish he'd learn how to talk to women. if he could say, do you have any college age kids? guess what, half will not get a job. they will all have student loans they can't repay, but he's not talking to people in that way. lou: i'm not sure i can help him in all how to talk, but i can give a few tips on listening. thank you very much. >> thank you. lou: up next, one of the enduring images of the so-called occupy demonstrations. california students pepper sprayed at an apparently peaceful protest, other than the pepper spray. we'll tell you how this -- these folks, well, the
CSPAN
Sep 26, 2012 7:00am EDT
at 8:30 eastern, the political science professor at norfolk state will focus on the history of the african american vote in virginia. we will also be joined by the editor in chief of the washington monthly to discuss a recent article in the magazine examining the consumer financial protection bureau. "washington journal" is next. ♪ host: this wednesday morning we would love to hear your take on foreign policy. specifically on what the governor -- former governor massachusetts, mitt romney, and president barack obama had said yesterday. specifically yesterday said -- specifically we want your general level confidence in each candidate on the area of foreign policy. here are the numbers to call. for democrats, 202-737-0001. for republicans, 202-737-0002. for independents, 202-628-0205. if you would like to take part in the program, there are different ways to do that. twitter.com/c-spanwj,an.o facebook.com or e-mail at journal@c-span.org. "the baltimore sun" encapsulate the speeches yesterday. they pointed out that president barack obama made an impassioned defense of the expressio
SFGTV
Sep 25, 2012 10:30pm PDT
science in golden gate park. the rebuilding of our public hospital laguna honda this is on going work with the same contract ors that move successful apprentices from one project to another and keep them working for several years. the construction workers of the future to be the superintendents the construction owners. that's the perfect thing there. that's success. >> good morning and welcome to the september 25th, 2012 meeting of the san francisco county transportation authority. my name is david campos and i am the chair of the authority. the clerk of the authority is erika cheng. i want to thank the following members of sfgtv staff who are covering this meeting. mike freeman and jesse larson. madam clerk, if you can please call item number 1, roll call. >> roll call, [speaker not understood]? present. chair campos? >> present. >> commissioner david chiu? david chiu absent. carmen chu? present. elsbernd absent. [speaker not understood]. commissioner mar? olague absent. commissioner westerner? wiener? >> present. >> please call item number 2. >> item 2 is approval of minutes of
SFGTV2
Sep 25, 2012 8:00pm PDT
many students said to me in different occasions i got to use what i learned in my math or science class or english class in the job that i got paid for this summer, so it is more that we can expect the curriculum to real world experiences that students understand are going to connect them to what they're going to do in the future i think the more engaging the curriculum becomes and the more we keep the students engaged and i am committing publicly we want the students involved and we want your feedback. >> about what about the simpler things and the resources? because a lot of students -- muni passes and students can't access the schools without getting on the back of the bus and maybe a chance of getting caught by the muni police? or the simple stuff like the libraries? and access to printers? what if there is not access at homes? what about the simpler things for students? >> great idea. you probably notice we're taking notes. i think they're great ideas and again we're going to be tapping your ideas about how do we really engage the authentic student voices and not only at high
KICU
Sep 25, 2012 7:00pm PDT
collected most baggage fees, nearly $430 million. >>> the driver of a car may sound like science fiction but google headquarters where engineers are working to make the dream a reality. explains a new and modernized of the road. >> perhaps the drive point governor jerry brown arrived today at google headquarters toyota. he then went inside and signed a law clearing the way for driverless cars to hit the road. >> self driving car is another step forward in this long march of california pioneering the future and leading not just the country, the whole world. >> the new law will set standards including requiring a human being to be behind the wheel in case of an emergency, but that may eventually change according to google cofounder. >> you can have a car drop you off at work, get out, walk through a little bit of space, and it goes off and takes somebody else somewhere else. >> he says driverless cars may enable large car sharing and potentially reduce the demand for parking. engineers say driverless cars will not be subject to what most automobile crashes, human error. >> i expect going t
Telemundo
Sep 25, 2012 11:00pm PDT
science fiction becoming tomorrows reality 1:16 -- hoy estamos viendo que lo que antes parecia ciencia ficcion pronto se convertira en realidad... -- y anque aun falta para que se vean en las autopistas.. ya se esta planteando las pregunta de que pasaria si estos no respetan el semaforo en rojo.. sot: 1:27 "do not run red lights" -- google respondio a esto.. que sus carros no se pasan la luz roja ... pero antes que le den luz verde a ellos.. la legislacion requiere que el departamento de vehiculos motorizados redacte las regulaciones antes de enero de 2015... outro --aunque el vehiculo se maneja solo.. necesitara que una persona con licencia este detras del volante para responder en caso de emergencia... blanca ---primera pausa pero al volver, take vo ---faltan solo 5 dias para que se decida el futuro de varios proyectos de ley en favor de los inmigrantes cesar ---el consulado de mexico en san francisco lucha contra la violencia que afecta a muchas familias en nuestra region.. segment ends cesar ---faltan tan solo cinco dias para que el gobernador jerry brown, take vo ---decida aprobar
ABC
Sep 26, 2012 6:00am EDT
what might be available for them. >> we have to get the wordous that it's easy and not science fiction and can help them gain independence and previous life back. >> reporter: specialty hospital in washington which helped her get off the ventilator donated $8,000 to her and her family and she was presented with an award from the johns hopkins hospital for being an inspiration to others. she tries not to look back on the night that changed her life forever. >> i mean, i ask myself, why, who, why would they do this, who did it. i have moments like that, but, i just leave it alone. >> reporter: instead she looks forward to years and decades of rehabilitation but also years and decades with her children and grandchildren. >> i still have use of my -- "don't -- i don't have use of my legs but i am glad i am still alive. i am still here. >> reporter: she has been able to recover some movement in her shoulder and hand but her doctor says fine motor skills might never return. police say they have no suspects in her shooting. christian schaeffer abc2 news. >> inspiration. >> wonderful story. >>
NBC
Sep 25, 2012 11:00pm PDT
bring it into reality. today we're looking at science fiction becoming tomorrow's reality. the self-driving car. >> reporter: like many technologies developed here in silicon valley this one still needs time to grow and answer questions like, who gets the ticket if a self-driving car runs a red light. >> self-driving cars do not run red lights. >> scott bud man, nbc bay area news. >> it is amazing. here's something else to consider. you may have noticed, sergei brynn right there wearing his newest gadget. they turn users into human surveillance cameras, of sorts. google could apply that same technology to produce windshields of the future, while you're being driven to work in that driverless car you can check stocks and weather on your windshield. >>> the company is making fewer of its s model sedans than planned. that means less money will be coming in and investors will be selling off their shares. >>> tonight trader joe's salmonella scare is expanding to more than just peanut butter. sunland is recalling dozens of peanut and almond products sold under archer farms, open nature, f
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